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TENNESSEE BASEBALL CLASSIC

2011 SCHEDULE (5-1, 0-0)

Home: 5-1 | Away: 0-0 | Neutral: 0-0 | Vs. Top 25: 0-0 Date FEBRUARY 18 Fri. 19 Sat. 20 Sun. 25 Fri. 26 Sat. 27 Sun. MARCH 4 Fri. 5 Sat. 6 Sun. 8 Tue. 9 Wed. 11 Fri. 12 Sat. 13 Sun. 15 Tue. 16 Wed. 18 Fri. 19 Sat. 20 Sun. 23 Wed. 25 Fri. 26 Sat. 27 Sun. 30 Wed. APRIL 1 Fri. 2 Sat. 3 Sun. 5 Tue. 7 Thu. 8 Fri. 9 Sat. 12 Tue. 14 Thu. 15 Fri. 16 Sat. 20 Wed. 22 Fri. 23 Sat. 24 Sun. 26 Tue. 27 Wed. 29 Fri. 30 Sat. MAY 1 Sun. 6 Fri. 7 Sat. 8 Sun. 11 Wed. 13 Fri. 14 Sat. 15 Sun. 17 Tue. 19 Thu. 20 Fri. 21 Sat.

Opponent (TV) Milwaukee Milwaukee Milwaukee Canisius Canisius Canisius Bradley Indiana Morehead State New Orleans New Orleans Manhattan Manhattan Manhattan Manhattan Alabama A&M at Austin Peay *at Kentucky *at Kentucky *at Kentucky at Lipscomb *Ole Miss *Ole Miss *Ole Miss UNC Asheville

Knoxville, Tenn. • Lindsey Nelson Stadium • March 4-6

Time/Result W, W, L, W, W, W,

4-0 7-6 6-9 4-0 6-2 9-4

5 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 6 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 6 p.m. CT 6 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m.

*at Florida 7 p.m. *at Florida 7 p.m. *at Florida 1 p.m. Presbyterian College 7 p.m. *South Carolina (ESPNU) 7:30 p.m. *South Carolina 6 p.m. *South Carolina 2 p.m. Appalachian State 7 p.m. *at Alabama (ESPNU) 6:30 p.m. CT *at Alabama 6:30 p.m. CT *at Alabama 5 p.m. CT Western Carolina 7 p.m. *Georgia 6 p.m. *Georgia 4 p.m. *Georgia 2 p.m. MTSU 7 p.m. at Tennessee Tech 6 p.m. CT *at Vanderbilt 6 p.m. CT *at Vanderbilt 2 p.m. CT *at Vanderbilt 1 p.m. CT *Mississippi State 6 p.m. *Mississippi State 4 p.m. *Mississippi State 2 p.m. at MTSU 6 p.m. CT *at LSU 7 p.m. CT *at LSU 6:30 p.m. CT *at LSU 1 p.m. CT Belmont 7 p.m. *Auburn 6 p.m. *Auburn 6 p.m. *Auburn 2 p.m.

Home Games in Bold *-SEC Game 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday

Fri., 3/4 - Indiana vs. Morehead St. - 1 p.m. Tennessee vs. Bradley - 5 p.m.

WEATHER FORECAST Saturday Sunday

Sat., 3/5 - Bradley vs. Morehead St. - Noon Tennessee vs. Indiana - 4 p.m. Mostly Cloudy 63° | 52° | 20%

Sun., 3/6 - Indiana vs. Bradley - Noon Tennessee vs. Morehead St, - 4 p.m.

Rain 59° | 43° | 90%

Showers 48° | 34° | 40%

NOTES AND STORYLINES uTennessee is a combined 32-2 all-time against the field in this weekend's Tennessee Baseball Classic. UT is 2-0 against both Bradley and Indiana and 28-2 versus Morehead State. uThe Orange and White have been ultra-aggressive on the bases this season, swiping an SEC-high 18 bags in 22 attempts. The Vols had nine thefts alone on Feb. 27 vs. Canisius, led by three each from Matt Duffy and Andrew Toles. Khayyan Norfork also had two in that contest. uThe UT bullpen has been fantastic so far in 2011, recording a combined 2.12 ERA in 29.2 appearances, spanning 16 total appearances. Carter Watson, Levi Dean and Zack Godley have made three appearances each and are yet to allow an earned run to date. uAfter recording four saves in all of 2010, the Vols already have four saves in six games this year. They come from four different pitchers no less as well (Williams, Steckenrider, Dean and Godley). uThrough the first six home games, UT has had 9.404 fans enter the stadium for an average of 1,567 per contest. The 2,345 who witnessed the Big Orange blank Milwaukee on Feb. 18 represented the secondlargest Opening Day crowd in school history behind only the 2,753 on hand on the first day of the 1995 campaign. uTennessee opens the 2011 season with 16 straight home games. That is the longest homestand for the Vols since they played 22 consecutive games in Knoxville to open the 1963 campaign. uUT Opening Day starter junior Steven Gruver has set the tone for the Vol pitching staff so far in 2011, leadin the team to a pair of shutouts in his first two starts. He has opened the year with 13 scoreless innings, striking out 18 and walking just two during those contests. uSeniors Matt Duffy (.474) and Khayyan Norfork (.450) have led the way offensively for the Big Orange. Both have three multiple-hit games to top the squad have combined for nearly half (15) of the team's 34 RBIs. THIS WEEKEND'S PROMOTIONS Friday: $1 Hot Dogs Saturday: Bingo Night – Play for your chance to win Chick-fil-a for a year Sunday: Kids 17 & under get in free and can run the bases and get autographs postgame

PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS 3/5 3/6 3/7

RHP 20 Drew Steckenrider So. 0-0 1.93 vs. LHP 31 Joe Bircher Jr. 2-0 1.29 LHP 30 Steven Gruver Jr. 2-0 0.00 vs. LHP 17 Blake Monar Jr. 1-0 1.74 RHP 37 Jon Reed Fr. 1-0 5.00 vs. LHP 29 Noah Smallwood Fr. 0-1 10.45

PROBABLE UT STARTERS

Avg. HR RBI Notes

C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH

.318 .211 .450 .474 .438 .143 .273 .188 .304

28 33 8 13 2 7 1 12 10

Matt Ramsey Jr. Josh Liles Sr. Khayyan Norfork Sr. Matt Duffy Sr. Zach Osborne Jr. Chris Fritts So. Andrew Toles Fr. Charley Thurber Jr. Tyler Horne Sr.

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0

1 5 7 8 3 1 1 2 5

Had one career start at C before '10 (3/25/09 vs. Asheville) First season at 1B after two seasons in the outfield Played for Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape this summer Was UT's leading hitter in SEC play in '10 (.348 BA) Has started 116 of 117 games at SS since arriving at UT Was named to the 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team Was a 4th-round pick by the Florida Marlins in '10 Started 30 games as a sophomore in '10 Sat out last year after hitting .299 (10 HRs) in 2009 Page 1


2011 TENNESSEE BASEBALL ROSTER

MEDIA INFORMATION Media Credentials Media credentials will be issued to members of the working media only. Children and other non-workers will not be allowed. Requests for credentials should be made by calling Assistant Media Relations Director Cameron Harris at least one day in advance of each home game or series. All credentials not picked up at the Media Relations Office will be left at the ticket will call window at the main entrance of the stadium. Interview Policy Players and coaches are available for interviews during weekly media opportunities or by appointment arranged through Assistant Media Relations Director Cameron Harris. Interviews with coaches or players while the team is on the road also should be arranged through Cameron Harris. Postgame Interviews Tennessee head coach Todd Raleigh is available to meet any working member of the media following the game on the field at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. Media are asked to conduct player interviews on the field, and media members are not permitted in the clubhouse area. Interviews with visiting team members also may be done on the field, subject to the policy of the visiting team’s media relations representative. Photographers Media credentials are required for all photographers and television media. All credentials not picked up at the Media Relations office will be left at the ticket will-call window at the main entrance of the stadium. Photo decks are located atop the stairwells behind the first- and third-baselines. There are also photo field-level photo wells at the far end of each dugout. Both still and television photographers are welcome to shoot from these spots. Television crews are welcome to film from the mezzanine level underneath the press box. Photographers will not be permitted in or between the dugouts. The Press Box The Lindsey Nelson Stadium press box is for working members of the media only. The press box is located atop the grandstand behind home plate and includes space for working members of the press, official and visiting scorers, public address announcer and scoreboard operator. Also located on the press level are two radio booths and a television/VIP booth. Admission to the press box is by credential only. Press Box Services Updated cumulative statistics, game notes and scorecards, along with team rosters, will be available in the press box at each home game. A final box score will be compiled and distributed at the completion of each game. An official scorer is assigned to all home games, and Cameron Harris will keep the media informed of all scoring decisions, notable facts and records. Telephones The Lindsey Nelson Stadium press box is equipped with two telephones for use by the media only. Each radio booth is equipped with two courtesy phone lines and an ISDN line, use of which will be granted on a reciprocal basis. Visiting radio crews needing assistance should contact Assistant Media Relations Director Cameron Harris at (865) 974-8876. Internet High-speed wireless Internet is available in the Lindsey Nelson Stadium press box, including both radio booths and the television booth. There also are a limited number of DSL connections available for use by the media in the press box (but not in the radio booths), and phone lines for dial-up access are available as well. Questions regarding system requirements can be directed to Eddie Howell in the UT Athletic Department prior to the day of the game (865-974-4730 or edhowell@utk.edu). The official Tennessee men’s athletics web site is: UTsports.com The official Southeastern Conference web site is: SECsports.com

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NUMERICAL No. 1 2 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 28 29 30 31 32 33 36 37 40 41 43 44

Name Cl. Pos. B-T Andrew Toles Fr. OF L-R Zach Osborne Jr. SS R-R Chris Fritts So. OF R-R Khayyan Norfork Sr. 2B R-R Chris Pierce Jr. INF R-R Tyler Horne Sr. 1B/3B R-R Charley Thurber Jr. OF L-L Matt Duffy Sr. 3B R-R Jerod Peper Jr. RHP R-R Zack Godley So RHP R-R Blake Berger Fr. C L-R Rob Catapano Sr. LHP L-L Hunter Daniel RS-So. LHP L-L Drew Steckenrider So. RHP/OF S-R Ethan Bennett Fr. C R-R Andy Yates So. C R-R Hunter Mitchem Fr. C R-R T.J. Thornton Jr. LHP L-L Carter Watson Fr. RHP R-R Matt Ramsey Jr. RHP/C R-R Nick Williams Fr. RHP R-R Steven Gruver Jr. LHP L-L Dalton Saberhagen Fr. LHP L-L Levi Dean Jr. RHP R-R Josh Liles Sr. OF/INF R-R Andy Hillis RS-Fr. RHP R-R Jon Reed RS-Fr. RHP R-R Josh Allman Jr. LHP L-L Nick Blount So. RHP R-R Davis Morgan Jr. 1B R-R Wes Walker Jr. C R-R

Ht. 5-10 5-7 5-9 5-10 5-9 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-5 6-3 6-0 6-0 6-3 6-5 6-0 5-11 5-10 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-4 6-1 6-7 6-2 6-0 6-6 6-1 6-0

Wt. 185 165 180 185 195 210 215 225 220 245 195 185 215 215 215 155 170 210 205 200 235 205 190 225 205 215 200 185 220 225 200

Hometown/Previous School Fayetteville, Ga./Sandy Creek Louisville, Ky./Pleasure Ridge Park Houston, Texas/Cypress Ridge Ripley, Tenn./Jackson State CC Kalama, Wash./Lower Columbia College Newnan, Ga./Shelton State CC Elmira, N.Y./Elmira Free Academy Milton, Mass./Vermont Adair, Okla./Seminole State College Bamberg, S.C./Spartanburg Methodist Jacksonville, Fla./Mandarin Knoxville, Tenn./North Carolina Knoxville, Tenn./Bearden Lawrenceville, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut Mount Juliet, Tenn./Wilson Central Murfreesboro, Tenn./Blackman Lake Worth, Fla./Indian River CC Murfreesboro, Tenn./Siegel Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut Canfield, Ohio/Austintown Fitch Calabasas, Calif./Calabasas Centralia, Wash./Lower Columbia College Jackson, Tenn./ USJ Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Tulsa, Okla./Tulsa Memorial Bryson City, N.C./Swain County Loganville, Ga./South Gwinnett Overland Park, Kansas/Johnson County CC Seymour, Tenn./Walters State CC

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: 35 Todd Raleigh (Western Carolina, 1991), 4th year Assistant Coach: 11 Ash Lawson (Tennessee Wesleyan, 1996), 1st year Assistant Coach: 34 Jason Beverlin (Western Carolina, 1994), 2nd year Volunteer Assistant Coach: 6 Barrett Shaft (Western Carolina, 2008), 1st year Director of Baseball Operations: Nate Headley (Colorado St, 2003), 4th year Athletic Trainer: Jeff Wood (Marshall, 1984), 11th year Strength & Conditioning Coach: Herman Demmink (Clemson, 2006), 2nd year Managers: Matt McCoy, Tyler McCoy, Matt Nicholson, Drew Saberhagen

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Nick BLOUNT.............................................................BLUNT Rob CATAPANO...................................... cat-uh-PAN-oh

KHAYYAN NORFORK.......................KY-yunn NOR-fork Todd RALEIGH...................................................... RAHL-ee

2011 TENNESSEE QUICK FACTS General University Information Location:................................................................Knoxville, Tenn. Founded (Enrollment):......................................... 1794 (27,107) Conference:...............................................................Southeastern Nickname:.......................................................................Volunteers Colors:......................................... Orange (PMS 151) and White Mascot:............................... Smokey (a blue tick coon hound) President:.............................................................. Dr. Joe DiPietro Chancellor:.........................................................Dr. Jimmy Cheek Athletics Director:................................................Mike Hamilton NCAA Faculty Representative:..................... Dr. Dan Murphy Media Relations Asst. Media Relations Director:..................... Cameron Harris Office Phone/Fax:...........................(865) 974-8876/974-8875 Cell Phone:............................................................ (817) 408-7604 E-mail:................................................................ CHarri48@utk.edu Men’s Athletics Web Site....................................UTsports.com Lindsey Nelson Stadium Press Box:............. (865) 974-3376 UT Athletics Media Relations Address: 217 Stokely Athletics Center 1720 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37996

Facility Information Facility (Opened):................ Lindsey Nelson Stadium (1993) Capacity:...................................... 3,800 (renovations ongoing) Dimensions:.......................................................... L 320; C 390; R 320 Surface:.....................................................Tifway Bermuda Grass Record at LNS:........................................................429-177 (.708) Baseball History First Year of Baseball:.............................................................1897 All-Time Overall Record:......................... 1,825-1,385-14 (.568) All-Time Collegiate Record:................... 1,820-1,382-14 (.566) SEC Championships:......................................................................3 SEC Tournament Appearances:...............................................12 SEC Tournament Championships:............................................3 Regional/Super Regional Appearances:.............................9/2 Regional/Super Regional Championships:........................3/2 CWS Appearances:.........................................................................4 2010 Team Information 2010 Record (Final National Ranking):................. 30-26 (NR) 2010 SEC Record (Finish):............................... 12-18 (5th East) Positional Starters Returning/Lost:......................................7/2 Pitchers Returning/Lost:........................................................ 7/10 Letterwinners Returning/Lost:..........................................18/17 Newcomers:....................................................................................14 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes


TODD RALEIGH

Turn up the VOLume

Fourth Season Western Carolina, 1991 Record at UT: 88-85 (.509) Career Record: 345-294 (.540) Tennessee head coach Todd Raleigh is in his fourth season at Rocky Top after guiding his alma mater, Western Carolina, for eight seasons. While at UT, Raleigh has had 12 players drafted, including two in 2008 and five more in both 2009 and 2010, and two more sign free-agent contracts following the completion of their eligibility. Nine of those players were drafted in the top-20 rounds, highlighted by 2009 first-round selection Kentrail Davis. In 19 seasons as a collegiate coach, Raleigh has now produced a total of 45 MLB draft picks and 63 professional players. Under Raleigh's guidance, the Vols have steadily moved up in the NCAA RPI in each of the last three seasons, improving from 91 in 2008 to 58 in 2009 and 45 in 2010. Over the past two seasons, Raleigh’s squads have belted out 168 round-trippers (87 in 2009, 81 in 2010), good for the second-most prolific two-year period in school history. During his tenure in Cullowhee, Raleigh’s clubs won two regular-season Southern Conference championships, one Southern Conference tournament title, turned in five top-three league finishes and made a pair of NCAA Regional appearances—reaching the Regional final both times. His 2007 WCU team posted a winning record against teams in the top 35 of the RPI and earned a rare mid-major at-large bid to the NCAA Championships. The Catamounts were touted by ESPN’s Kyle Peterson as featuring an “SEC-style offense.” In his 19 seasons as a collegiate assistant or head coach, Raleigh’s teams have finished third or better in their respective league 12 times (63 percent). Raleigh and his wife, Stephanie, have four children: Caleb John “Cal” (13), Emma Grace (11), Carley Elizabeth (4) and Todd Anthony “T” (1).

TODD RALEIGH NOTES u The Vols have steadily moved up in the NCAA RPI in each of the last three seasons, improving from 91 in 2008 to 58 in 2009 and 45 in 2010. u Over the past two seasons, Raleigh’s squads have belted out 168 round-trippers (87 in 2009, 81 in 2010), good for the second-most prolific two-year period in school history. u The Vols have been one of the best defensive teams in the nation the past two seasons, posting fielding percentages of .972 and .974 in 2009 and 2010, respectively. u Raleigh led an offensive juggernaut in 2007 that ranked fifth nationally in runs per game (8.4), sixth nationally in home runs per game (1.4), scoring (8.4) and slugging percentage (.517), seventh in doubles per game (2.39) and 11th in batting avg. (.323). u Under Raleigh’s guidance in 2009, Cody Hawn became just the 10th player in UT history to claim the team Triple Crown with a .364 batting average, 22 home runs and 81 RBIs.

Raleigh’s Head Coaching Record Year Overall Pct. Conf. Pct. NCAA Tournament 2000 15-38 .283 8-22 .267 2001 30-26 .536 18-11 .621 2002 33-23 .589 20-10 .667 2003 43-21 .672 22-8 .733 Wilson (N.C.) Regional 2004 28-31 .475 12-18 .400 2005 33-23 .589 18-12 .600 2006 33-27 .550 14-13 .519 2007 42-20 .677 20-7 .741 Chapel Hill Regional 2008 27-29 .482 12-18 .400 2009 26-29 .472 11-19 .366 2010 30-26 .536 12-18 .400 2011 5-1 .833 --- --- _ Totals 345-294 .540 167-156 .517

Raleigh’s Career Breakdown Home:.....................................................................................213-99 Away:................................................................................... 105-150 Neutral:.................................................................................... 28-34 SEC Regular Season (while at UT):................................... 35-55 SEC Tournament:..................................................................... 0-0 NCAA Regionals:...................................................................... 4-4 Extra-Innings:....................................................................... 18-14 February:................................................................................. 48-45 March:.....................................................................................116-93 April:........................................................................................106-90 May:........................................................................................... 73-61 June:............................................................................................... 2-3 A 2005 loss to Clemson which started at home, was halted, and then concluded on a different date on the road is not included in Raleigh’s home-away-neutral record.

““There is not another person that puts higher expectations on myself and this program than I do,” UT Head Coach Todd Raleigh said. “There is no doubt in my mind that we have this program headed in the right direction, especially this season. Everyone is on the same page in terms of coming to work every single day with the mindset of getting better. In the long run, that is really the only thing we can control.” — Head Coach Todd Raleigh “Since I got here in the fall of 2007, we have improved every aspect of this program, from the facilities, to the Academic Progress Rate to the NCAA RPI. The last piece of the puzzle is putting it all together on the field and getting to the postseason. Has it happened as fast as we would have liked? Most certainly not. I understand the expectations of our fans, and this may sound odd, but I like the fact that some of them aren’t too happy right now. I love that they expect greatness, just like I do. Have there been some extenuating circumstances that have slowed us down a little? Sure, but our goal from day one has been to build a program, not a team. I have no doubt that that stuff is in the past and we are moving forward. We are going to be a national power, no question about that. I am confident that we are headed in the right direction and cannot wait to get this season started.” — Head Coach Todd Raleigh “Ash brings a lot of energy and great ideas to our staff, especially with his insight on base running. It is going to be a critical year in that area because of all of the bat changes and he has done a tremendous job revamping our efforts on that part of the game. We stole a lot of bases last year, but I think we are going to step it up another level this season and put a lot of pressure on opposing teams.” — Head Coach Todd Raleigh “We have been working on a lot of small ball stuff. We don't have as many power guys, so we have to get back to the basics. A lot of bunting, base running and just small ball stuff. It's not a traditional team like we have had in the past but we are getting use to it. Top to bottom, it's just a group of scrappy guys. We are going to score runs in many different ways and put pressure on the other team to make mistakes." — Senior First Baseman Josh Liles “Our attitude is one of high intensity. That is one thing that we have focused on in our practices and scrimmages this fall and leading up to the spring. The chemisty on this team is definitely improved over what it has been in the last couple of years. We have a close-knit group and a group of seniors to lead us. We've set the bar high from the very beginning. The SEC Tournament is a bare minimum." — Junior Catcher/Closer Matt Ramsey

NEXT WEEK IN TENNESSEE BASEBALL Monday 21 OFF DAY

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NOTEWORTHY VOLS OFF AND RUNNING Prior to the season, there was quite a bit of talk about Tennessee implementing a new, more aggressive baserunning philosophy. The Vols have walked-the-walk so far in 2011 as they have already recorded 18 stolen bases in the first six games of the season. By comparison, it took UT 11 games to reach that mark in 2010 and 16 contests to do so in 2009. 16 in 2009. The new baserunning program was on full display on Feb. 27 against Canisius, when the Big Orange was a near-perfect 9-for-10 on the basepaths, including a pair of double steals and three thefts of third. The last time a Tennessee team had nine stolen bases in one game came against Morehead State on Feb. 8, 2003. For the weekend against the Griffins, UT was 14-for-17 on stolen base attempts. SAVING THE DAY One of the most eye-popping stats for Tennessee this season has come from the back of the team's bullpen. After recording four saves over the course of the entire 2010 campaign, the Vols already have four saves in the first six games this season, with four different pitchers doing the honors no less. Making the feat even more impressive is the fact that none of the saves have come from UT's closer, Matt Ramsey, who is yet to pitch in a game. GRUVER SETTING THE TONE ON THE MOUND Junior starting pitcher Steven Gruver has done a fantastic job setting the tone for a UT pitching staff that looks much improved over recent years. In his first two starts alone, he has led the Vols to a pair of shutouts, striking out 18 and walking just two in 13 innings of work. He went six scoreless against Milwaukee on Opening Day before shutting down Canisius for seven frames on Feb. 26 when he posted a career-high 10 strikeouts. He has now pitched 6.0+ innings five times in his careers. In those five games, he is 4-0 with an 0.55 ERA and 35 strikeouts to just six walks. GRUVER"S 2011 STATS

ERA W-L GS IP H ER BB K 0.00 2-0 2 13.0 10 0 2 18

GRUVER WHEN PITCHING 6.0+ INNINGS

ERA W-L GS IP H ER BB K 0.55 4-0 5 33.0 23 2 6 35

SEASON COMPARISONS (through 6 games)

Tennessee 2011 2010 2009 2008 Record 5-1 4-2 2-4 4-2 Batting Avg. .311 .304 .277 .290 Runs 36 50 34 28 Hits 57 62 57 56 Doubles 17 18 8 7 Triples 1 1 0 2 Home Runs 2 6 10 2 RBIs 34 45 34 26 Slugging % .448 .490 .461 .378 SB/SBA 18/22 10/13 3/3 12/16 Walks 25 27 27 32 Strikeouts 23 34 31 32 On-Base % .417 .399 .378 .403 Team ERA 3.00 5.19 6.96 .300 Opp. ERA 6.61 8.47 5.30 3.53 Saves 4 0 0 3 Walks 26 27 23 19 Strikeouts 51 43 45 40 Batting Avg. Against .247 .232 .323 .204 Fielding % .987 .987 .943 .953 Errors 3 3 13 11 Page 4

DUFFY PICKING UP RIGHT WHERE HE LEFT OFF After a slow start in 2010, his first at Tennessee, Matt Duffy picked up the pace at the end of the year, leading the Big Orange with a .348 batting average in SEC play. The transfer from Vermont has picked up right where he left off as he is currently hitting at a .474 clip (9-for-19) to lead the team six games into 2011. A native of Milton, Mass., Duffy also paces the squad with four doubles (tied with Andrew Toles) and eight RBIs. THE TALENTED MR. NORFORK (FROM RIPLEY) UT senior second baseman Khayyan Norfork has gotten off to a quick start in 2011 as the only Vol to hit safely in the first six games of the season. He is also tied with Duffy for the team lead with three multiple-hit contests. Through six games, the Ripley, Tenn., native ranks second on the team with a .450 batting average and seven RBIs and tops the squad in slugging percentage (.750), on-base percentage (.577), walks (5) and stolen bases (5). VOLS NOT LISTED IN NOTICE OF ALLEGATIONS The University of Tennessee received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA on Feb. 23. While an examination into potential rules violations by the University of Tennessee baseball program was referenced in the initial Letter of Inquiry from the NCAA, there were no alleged violations by the baseball program listed in this Notice. FLASHING THE LEATHER The Volunteers have been spectacular in the field defensively in the first two weekends of play, making just three errors, only one of which has come from an everyday position player. UT returns three-fourths of their starting infield, which played a large role in helping the team finish 24th in the nation at .974 in 2010. The only addition, first baseman Josh Liles, should improve the overall athleticism of the infield as well. WELCOME TO ROCKY TOP! A total of 10 new Volunteers have made their debut wearing the Orange and White over the last two weekends, including four position players and six pitchers. Freshman Andrew Toles is UT's starting centerfielder, while juniors Chris Pierce and Davis Morgan have made appearances in right field and first base, respectively. Freshman Ethan Bennett also made a pinch-hitting appearance. On the mound, redshirt freshman Jon Reed and junior Jerod Peper have both earned a pair of starting assignments, while junior Levi Dean, sophomore Zack Godley and freshmen Carter Watson and Nick Williams have worked out of the bullpen. RECORD-SETTING ATTENDANCE ON OPENING WEEKEND Tennessee set a new school-record for total attendance in a home-opening series, drawing 6,111 fans (2,037/game) to the three-game set against Milwaukee, Feb. 18-20. The previous record was set in 1997 when the Vols drew 5,877 over three games against Eastern Kentucky. With 2,345 on hand on the first day of the 2011 season, UT had its secondhighest attendance for a home-opening contest, behind only the 2.753 that saw the Vols take on Louisville on Feb. 25, 1995. HIGHEST ATTENDANCE Home Opener 1. 1995 - Louisville (2,753) 2. 2011 - Milwaukee (2,345) 3. 2010 - Xavier (2,300) 4. 2009 - Oregon St. (2,048) 5. 1996 - Clemson (2,002)

Home-Opening Series 1. 2011 - Milwaukee (6,111) 2. 1997 - E. Kentucky (5,877) 3. 1998 - Morehead St. (5,719) 4. 2010 - Xavier (5,628) 5. 1995 - Louisville (5,203)

OPENING DAY SOUTHPAWS With Steven Gruver earning the Opening Day start for the Vols this season, it marked the third consecutive campaign that the Vols have trotted a southpaw out to the mound to open the year. Opening Day Starters Under Head Coach Todd Raleigh 2011 Steven Gruver (Jr., LHP) W vs. Milwaukee - 6.0 IP, 8 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K 2010 Bryan Morgado (Jr., LHP) W vs. Xavier- 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K 2009 Nick Hernandez (Jr., LHP) ND vs. Oregon State - 5.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K 2008 Steve Crnkovich (So., RHP) W vs. Morehead State - 7.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

SHUTOUT STREAK Prior to its 4-0 victory over Milwaukee on Opening Day (2/18), Tennessee's last shutout came on March 10, 2007, a span of three years, 11 months and eight days (209 games), when James Adkins and Ryne Simpson combined to blank Siena, 5-0, in Knoxville. It didn't take the Vols to pick up another shutout as they accomplished the feat once again just a week later against Canisius (2/25), also by a 4-0 score. Longest Time Between Shutouts 1. 209 games 3/10/07 (Siena) - 2/18/11 (Mlwaukee) Three years, 11 months, 8 days (1441 days) 2. 84 games 4/30/88 (Auburn) - 3/22/90 (Tusculum) 1 year, 10 months, 22 days (691 days)

3. 74 games 4/17/29 (Hiwassee) - 5/2/47 (Lincoln Memorial) 18 years, 15 days (6589 days)

4. 69 games 5/17/47 (Tenn. Tech) - 4/18/51 (Vanderbilt) Three years, 11 months, 1 day (1432 days)

5. 64 games 4/21/96 (Georgia) - 4/18/97 (Georgia) 11 months, 28 days (362 days)

NORFORK EXCELS ON OPENING DAY...AGAIN For the second straight season, Vol second baseman Khayyan Norfork opened the year with a bang. After going 4-for-5 with two runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base in his UT debut against Xavier in 2010, Norfork kicked off the 2011 campaign with a 2-for4 effort, knocking in three of the team's four runs against Milwaukee in its 4-0 victory. In his two Opening Day starts combined, Norfork is 6-for-9 (.667) with four RBIs, two stolen bases and two runs scored. ROCKY TOP BLOODLINES Freshman centerfielder Andrew Toles was born to bleed orange. A fourth-round selection by the Florida Marlins last June, Toles decded to put his professional career on hold in order to attend the same school where his father and uncle both excelled on the gridiron. His father, Alvin, was a hard-hitting linebacker at Tennessee (1981-84) before being drafted in the first round of the 1985 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints. His uncle, Johnnie Jones, also is the fourth-leading rusher in Tennessee history (82-84) and spent time with the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL. His mother, Vicky, meanwhile, played basketball at the University of New Orleans, and his sister, Morgan plays basketball at Auburn. NEW FACES IN THE CROWD The Volunteers return 17 players, including seven starters, from last year's squad which finished with a record of 30-26. Joining them is a talented group of 14 newcomers, headlined by freshman Andrew Toles, a fourth-round pick by the Florida 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes


2011 SEC STANDINGS

2011 TV SCHEDULE Date March 26 March 27 April 1 April 2 April 7 April 9 April 14 April 30 May 8 May 13 May 14

Opponent Ole Miss Ole Miss at Florida at Florida South Carolina South Carolina at Alabama at Vanderbilt Mississippi State at LSU at LSU

Location Knoxville Knoxville Gainesville Knoxville Knoxville Knoxville Tuscaloosa Nashville Knoxville Baton Rouge Baton Rouge

Marlins in the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft, and last year's Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year, Ethan Bennett from Farragut High School. NEW FACES ON THE COACHING STAFF In addition to the 14 new players, Tennessee also welcomes a pair of new coaches in assistant coach Ash Lawson and volunteer assistant Barrett Shaft. A former head coach at Tennessee Wesleyan, Lawson comes to Rocky Top from the San Diego Padres for whom he was a regional crosschecker. He was named the Padres' Scout of the Year in 2006. Shaft is in his first season as a volunteer assistant after serving as a manager for the team last year. He is a 2008 graduate of Western Carolina. HOMEGROWN TALENT PLENTIFUL ON TENNESSEE ROSTER Tennessee’s roster includes 12 players from the state of Tennessee (38.7 percent of the roster). Five Vols are from Knox County and one is from Sevier County (Seymour), while two others hail from West Tennessee and four are from Middle Tennessee. Four of the local players hail from Farragut High School, including senior Rob Catapano, junior Matt Ramsey and freshmen Ethan Bennett and Nick Williams. Bennett was named a 2010 Louisville Slugger High School All American, Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year and TBCA Class AAA Player of the Year after setting a state single-season record with 27 home runs. He also hit .420 with 73 RBIs and scored 57 runs and set the national record for home runs in consecutive games, belting 16 during a 10-game stretch in April. Williams also played a big role in leading Farragut to three straight state titles with Bennett, going 19-0 with 137 strikeouts and an 0.85 ERA during his three seasons on the varsity squad.

Time 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. 1 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Noon 7:30 p.m. ET 1 p.m. ET 2 p.m. 8 p.m. ET 4 pm. ET

Channel SportSouth/ESPN3.com SportSouth/ESPN3.com CSS/ESPN3.com CSS/ESPN3.com ESPNU SportSouth/ESPN3.com ESPNU CSS/ESPN3.com SportSouth/ESPN3.com Cox Sports TV CSS/ESPN3.com

THE COLOR ORANGE On Sunday, Feb. 20, ESPN aired a feature-length documentary on former two-sport Tennessee star Condredge Holloway, entitled "The Color Orange." The documentary, produced and directed by country music star Kenny Chesney, detailed Holloway's collegiate career as the first black quarterback in the SEC. In addition to his exploits on the gridiron, Holloway also served as the starting shortstop at UT, garnering first-team All-America recognition in 1975 after hitting .396 with 20 RBIs and two home runs. BASEBALL PARTICIPATES IN LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK, RAISES MORE THAN $5,000 FOR CANCER RESEARCH For the fourth straight year, the University of Tennessee baseball team participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk Thursday evening at Circle Park on the UT campus. Since becoming involved with the event in 2007, the Volunteers have now helped to raise nearly $30,000, including over $5,000 this year, in support of research into the treatment and prevention of cancer. LIVE BLOG WITH THE VOLS Fans looking for a way to get closer to the team and interact more during games need look no further than UTSports.com this season. For each game, there will be an interactive CoverItLive blog where fans can submit questions and comments about that night's contest. FOLLOW UT BASEBALL ON TWITTER For the latest news, scores and information on the University of Tennessee baseball program, fans are encouraged to begin following the team on Twitter. Simply go to Twitter.com/VolBaseball to get up-to-the minute updates on the team.

NEW NCAA RULES FOR 2011 SEASON Starting this season, the NCAA has implemented perform similarly to wood bats in competition. a number of new rules, primarily a pitch clock and NCAA baseball has a vast variety of teams and new bat standards. styles of play and a central part of the bat standards is to ensure a balance between offense and PITCH CLOCK defense. After allowing the use of a pitch and between Known as the Ball-Bat Coefficient of Restitution innings clock experimentally last year, the commit- (BBCOR), all bats used in NCAA competition for all tee voted to mandate the use of a timing device divisions must meet this standard and display the and implemented penalties for non-compliance. appropriate certification mark. There is no opportuCurrent rules require pitchers to start their deliv- nity for “grandfathering” old bats. ery in no more than 20 seconds without runners The BBCOR formula provides a better meaon base. This rule remains and an umpire will be sure of a bat’s performance and allows the NCAA required to monitor and enforce this time limit. Baseball Rules Committee and bat-testing laboratoAdditionally, in non-televised games, umpires will ries to better predict field performance based on lab enforce a 90 second limit between innings. The tests. NCAA bat performance testing protocols are committee recommended a time limit for televised developed and managed by the Baseball Research games of 108 seconds, which the Southeastern Panel, which consists of a group of top scientists Conference used experimentally during the 2010 and researchers from NCAA institutions. season. The BBCOR standard, which was announced in September 2008, replaces the Ball Exit Speed Ratio BAT STANDARDS standard. Full information on the BBCOR standard A new bat testing standard will be in place for and other bat details is available at the following NCAA baseball across all three Divisions. The goal is website: http://www.ncaa.org/baseballbats. for non-wood bats that meet this new standard to 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes

Eastern Division Team South Carolina Vanderbilt Florida Tennessee Kentucky Georgia

SEC Pct. Overall Pct. 0-0 .000 7-0 1.000 0-0 .000 8-1 .889 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 0-0 .000 5-1 .833 0-0 .000 4-4 .500 0-0 .000 2-6 .250

Western Division Team LSU Ole Miss Mississippi State Arkansas Auburn Alabama

SEC Pct. Overall Pct. 0-0 .000 9-0 1.000 0-0 .000 9-1 .900 0-0 .000 8-1 .889 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 0-0 .000 4-4 .500

MARCH 4 (Friday) Northwestern State at Alabama Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Arkansas Auburn vs. New York Tech - (Charleston, S.C.) Miami at Florida Florida State at Georgia Kentucky vs. Rice - (Minute Maid Park) Princeton at LSU Tulane at Ole Miss Iowa at Mississippi State Clemson at South Carolina Bradley at Tennessee Brown at Vanderbilt 5 (Saturday) Northwestern State at Alabama Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Arkansas Auburn at College of Charleston Miami at Florida [SUN] Florida State at Georgia [CSS] Kentucky vs. Houston - (Minute Maid Park) Princeton at LSU Tulane at Ole Miss Georgia State at Mississippi State Iowa at Mississippi State Clemson vs. South Carolina [#] - (Greenville, S.C.) Indiana at Tennessee Brown at Vanderbilt

6 p.m. CT 3 p.m. CT Noon CT 7 p.m. ET 6:30 p.m. ET 8 p.m. ET 7 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:30 p.m. CT 7 p.m. ET 5 p.m. ET 4 p.m. CT

2 p.m. CT 2 p.m. CT Noon CT 3 p.m. ET 2 p.m. ET 4:30 p.m. ET 2 p.m. CT Noon CT Noon CT 4 p.m. CT 4 p.m. ET 4 p.m. ET 2 p.m. CT

6 (Sunday) Northwestern State at Alabama 1 p.m. CT Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Arkansas 1 p.m. CT Auburn vs. W. Kentucky 10 a.m. CT - (Charleston, S.C.) Miami at Florida [SUN] 12:30 p.m. ET Florida State at Georgia 2 p.m. ET Kentucky vs. Utah Noon ET - (Minute Maid Park) Princeton at LSU Noon CT Tulane at Ole Miss 1 p.m. CT Georgia State at Mississippi State 2:30 p.m. CT South Carolina at Clemson [CSS] 2 p.m. ET Morehead State at Tennessee 4 p.m. ET Brown at Vanderbilt 1 p.m. CT All Times Local to Game Site Unless Noted Page 5


2011 SUPERLATIVES Batting

Team Highs and Lows

Most At-Bats....................................................... 34 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Fewest At-Bats.......................................29 (3x), last vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Runs (Game):................................................... 9 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Runs (Inning):.................................. 4 (5th) vs. Milwaukee, 2/20. Most Hits (Game):............................................. 11 vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Fewest Hits (Game):............................................8 vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Most Hits (Inning):..........................3 (5x), last 8th vs. Canisius,. 2/26 . Most RBIs:.................................................................... 9 vs. Canisius, 2/27 . Most Doubles:............................................................ 6 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Triples:..........................................................1 vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Most Home Runs:................................... 1 (2x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Total Bases:.............................................. 19 vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Most Walks:................................................................. 7 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Fewest Walks:............................................................ 2 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Strikeouts:...................................................8 vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Fewest Strikeouts:.................................................... 1 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Hit-by-Pitch:...............................................4 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Sac Bunts:....................................................2 vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Most Sac Flies:........................................................... 2 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Stolen Bases:................................................... 9 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Left on Base:............................................ 11 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Left on Base (X-Inn):................................................................... N/A

Fielding Most Putouts:.........................................27 (6x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Assists:.............................................................15 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Errors:............................................... 1 (3x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Passed Balls:.................................. 1 (2x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Double Plays:.................................................. 4 vs. Canisius, 2/27

Pitching Most Innings Pitched:.........................9.0 (6x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Runs Allowed:............................................9 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Runs Allowed (Inn.):..................... 4 (3rd) vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Earned Runs Allowed:.............................9 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Fewest Runs Allowed:........................... 0 (2x), last vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Hits Allowed:........................................... 11 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Fewest Hits Allowed:............................................... 3 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Hits Allowed (Inn.):...................... 5 (3rd), vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Home Runs Allowed:..............................1 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Strikeouts:................................................ 12 vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Fewest Strikeouts:.................................................... 3 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Walks:............................................................8 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Fewest Walks:............................................................ 0 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Wild Pitches:..........................................................2 vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Hit Batters:.................................................................. 3 vs. Canisius, 2/27 Balks:........................................................................................................... N/A

Misc. Longest Winning Streak:.....................3 games, from 2/25-present Longest Losing Streak:.......................................................1 game, 2/20 Longest Game (Innings):..................9.0 (6x), last vs. Canisius, 2/27 Longest Game (Time):.................................3:05 vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Longest Game (Time, X-Inn):............................................................. N/A Shortest Game (Time):...................................... 1:52 vs. Canisius, 2/25 Largest Victory Margin:...............................5 (9-4), vs. Canisius, 2/27 Largest Defeat Margin:............................3 (9-6), vs. Milwaukee 2/20 Largest Paid Home Attendance:........... 2,345 vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Largest Paid Home Attendance (Series):.......6,111 vs. Milwaukee

Individual Highs and Lows

Batting Most At-Bats:........................ 5 (4x), last Josh Liles vs. Canisius, 2/26 Most Runs:..................... 2 (6x), last three players vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Hits:.............................3 (4x), last Matt Duffy vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most RBIs:............................3 (4x), last Matt Duffy vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Doubles:........... 2 (4x), last Duffy/Osborne vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Triples:...................... 1, Khayyan Norfork vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Most Home Runs:..1 (2x), last Charley Thurber vs. Canisius, 2/27 Grand Slams:............................................................................................ N/A Most Total Bases:............. 7, Khayyan Norfork vs. Milwaukee, 2/19 Most Walks:.................... 2 (4x), last Matt Ramsey vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Strikeouts:................ 3, Charley Thurber vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Most Sac Bunts:.......... 1 (5x), last Davis Morgan vs. Canisius, 2/26 Most Sac Flies:................. 1 (4x), last Liles/Horne vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Stolen Bases:................3 M. Duffy/A. Toles vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Hit-by-Pitch:................. 2, Andrew Toles vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Fielding Most Putouts:......... 12 (2x), last Matt Ramsey vs. Milwaukee 2/20 Most Assists:...................... 6, Khayyan Norfork vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Most Errors:..................1 (3x), last Carter Watson vs. Canisius, 2/27 Most Passed Balls:....... 1 (2x), last Matt Ramsey vs. Canisius, 2/27 Pitching Most Innings Pitched:...........7.0, Steven Gruver vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most IP, Relief:........... 3.0 (2x), last Steckenrider vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Runs:...................................5, Jerod Peper vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Earned Runs:....................5, Jerod Peper vs. Milwaukee, 2/20 Most Hits Allowed:............... 8, Steven Gruver vs. Milwaukee, 2/18 Low-Hit CG:............................................................................................... N/A Most HRs Allowed:............... 1, Rob Catapano vs. MIlwaukee, 2/20 Most Strikeouts:.......................10, Steven Gruver vs. Canisius, 2/25 Most Walks:.................................. 4, Carter Watson vs. Canisius, 2/27 Wild Pitches:..........................1 (5x), last Jon Reed vs. Canisius, 2/26 Hit Batters:................................... 2, Carter Watson vs. Canisius, 2/27 Balks:........................................................................................................... N/A

Miscellaneous Superlatives Vols at Lindsey Nelson Stadium 5-1 Vols on the road 0-0 Vols at neutral sites 0-0 Record in 3-game series 2-0 February 5-1 March 0-0 April 0-0 May 0-0 June 0-0 vs. Non-Conference 5-1 vs. SEC 0-0 vs. SEC East 0-0 vs. SEC West 0-0 Monday 0-0 Tuesday 0-0 Wednesday 0-0 Thursday 0-0 Friday 2-0 Saturday 2-0 Sunday 1-1 Decisions vs. LHP starters 1-0 Decisions vs. RHP starters 4-1 When Vols score first 4-0 When opponents score first 1-1 Comeback wins (trailing after five inn.) 0 Last at-bat wins 0 Leading after 6/7/8 inn. 5-0 / 5-0 / 5-0 Trailing after 6/7/8 inn. 0-1 / 0-1 / 0-1 Tied after 6/7/8 inn. 0-0 / 0-0 / 0-0 Extra innings 0-0 1-run games 1-0 2-run games 0-0 When starter went 6+ inn. 3-0 When UT pitchers have 10+ Ks 2-1 When UT pitchers have 5+ walks 2-1 When UT pitchers have 4- walks 3-0 When Vols have 10+ hits 2-1 Day Games 5-1 Night Games 0-0 When Vols score 4+ 5-1 When Vols score 3- 0-0 When Vols allow 4+ 2-1 When Vols allow 3- 3-0 When Vols hit a home run 2-0 When Vols out-hit opponent 4-0 When opponent out-hits Vols 1-1 When Vols/opp. had = hits: 0-0 Orange with White “Power T” on Front 1-1 Solid White w/ Script “Vols” 2-0 White w/Black Pinstripes 2-0 Gray w/ Block “Tennessee” 0-0 Black w/Orange Numbers 0-0 Green for St. Patrick’s Day 0-0

The Last Time ... No-Hitter: ...............................................................................Jeffery Terrell vs. Bowling Green State 2/15/02 (W, 5-0) One-Hitter: ....................................................................................................Luke Hochevar at Auburn 3/18/05 (W, 2-1) Complete Game: ...................................................................Stephen McCray at Georgia 5/7/10 (W, 4-1; 9 innings) Shutout (individual): .............................................................................Craig Cobb vs. LSU 4/8/06 (W, 19-0, 9.0 inn.) Shutout (Team): ...........................................................................................vs. Canisius 2/25/11 (W, 4-0) Back-to-Back shutouts: ......................................Morehead State 4/17/06 (doubleheader; wins of 3-0 and 9-0) 10+ Strikeouts (individual): ................................................ Steven Gruver (10 Ks) vs. Canisius 2/25/11 10+ Innings Pitched: ....................................................................................Jamie Bennett (10.0) vs. Auburn 4/14/00 1-0 Win: ...................................................................................................................................... vs. UNC Wilmington 2/26/05 1-0 Loss: ..............................................................................................................................................at Oregon State 2/28/10 Inside the Park Home Run: ........................................................................................ Matt Ramsey vs. Florida 4/10/10 Inside the Park Grand Slam: ......................................................................................Joe Randa vs. Louisville 4/23/91 Pinch-Hit Home Run: ...................................................................................................... Matt Ramsey at Georgia 5/8/10 Pinch-Hit Grand Slam: ............................................................................................ Charley Thurber vs. Xavier 2/21/10 Leadoff Home Run: .................................................................................................................. P.J. Polk at Ole Miss 4/3/10 Two-Home-Run Game: .....................................................................................................Cody Hawn at Georgia 5/9/10 Three-Home-Run Game: .......................................................................................................Cody Hawn vs. Ohio 3/6/09 Two-Run Home Run: ..................................................................... Charley Thurber vs. Canisius 2/25/11 Three-Run Home Run: ............................................................ Blake Forsythe vs. Middle Tennessee State 5/12/10 Grand Slam: ...........................................................................................................................Cody Hawn at Georgia 5/9/10 Back-to-Back HR: ......................... Khayyan Norfork (two-run) and Josh Liles (solo) vs. UNC Asheville 5/18/10 Back-to-Back-to-Back HR: .................................................Ken Folkers, Ed Lewis & Ray Espinosa vs. ETSU 4/3/96 HR in Three-Straight Games: ...................................................................... Cody Hawn (four games), May 9-14/10 Three-Double Game: ...........................................................................................................Matt Duffy at Georgia 5/8/10 Two-Triple Game: ............................................................................................................Hunter Rigsby vs. ETSU 4/17/02 Four-Hit Game: ......................................................................................................................... Josh Liles at Georgia 5/9/10 Five-Hit Game: ..............................................................................................Matt Duffy and P.J. Polk at Georgia 5/8/10

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Six-Hit Game: ................................................................................................................... Kris Bennett vs. Georgia 6/11/01 Four-Run Game: ...................................................................................................................... Josh Liles at Georgia 5/9/10 Five-Run Game: .......................................................................................................................... P.J. Polk at Georgia 5/8/10 Four-RBI Game: ......................................................................................... Khayyan Norfork vs. UNC Asheville 5/18/10 Five-RBI Game: ...........................................................................Blake Forsythe and Matt Ramsey at Georgia 5/8/10 Six-RBI Game: .............................................................................................................................. P.J. Polk at Georgia 5/8/10 Seven-RBI Game: ..................................................................................................Tyler Horne vs. South Carolina 5/9/09 Eight-RBI Game: ..................................................................................................................Cody Hawn at Georgia 5/9/10 Four Steals:.............................................................................................Jordan Czarniecki vs. Tennessee Tech 3/26/03 Straight Steal of Home: .....................................................................................Khayyan Norfork vs. Kentucky 5/2/10 UT Turned a Triple Play: ...........................................................................................Eastern Kentucky 2/22/97 (SS-1B) UT Hit into a Triple Play:...................................................vs. Florida 4/6/08 (Jeff Lockwood lined into 2B-SS-1B) No-Hitter vs. UT: ............................................................................................LHP Brian Dodd of Arizona State 3/19/88 Opposing Player Hit Three HR: ........................................................................... Gregg Maluchnik of Duke 1/31/98 Three Straight Complete Games:................................................. Ryan Meyers, Mike Lincoln & Scott Schroeffel, .........................................1996 Atlantic Regional vs. Charleston Southern, Georgia Southern and West Virginia Home Series Won: ............................................................................................................... Canisius, 2011 Home Series Lost: .............................................................................................................................................Alabama, 2010 Home Series Sweep: ........................................................................................................... Canisius, 2011 Home Series Swept: .........................................................................................................................................Alabama, 2010 Away Series Won: ...............................................................................................................................................Georgia, 2010 Away Series Lost: ........................................................................................................................................... at Auburn, 2010 Away Series Sweep: ......................................................................................................................................at Georgia, 2010 Away Series Swept: .........................................................................................................................at South Carolina, 2010 UT Player Ejection: ......................................................................................................Eli Iorg (9th) vs. Arkansas 4/15/05 UT Head Coach Ejection: .................................................................................. Todd Raleigh (2nd) vs. MTSU 5/12/09 UT Assistant Coach Ejection: .............................................................................Bradley LeCroy (8th) at ETSU 4/9/08

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2011 TENNESSEE BASEBALL RESULTS Date

Opposing Team (TV)

Feb 18, 2011 MILWAUKEE W Feb 19, 2011 MILWAUKEE W Feb 20, 2011 MILWAUKEE L Feb 25, 2011 CANISIUS W Feb 26, 2011 CANISIUS W Feb 27, 2011 CANISIUS W Mar 04, 2011 BRADLEY Mar 05, 2011 INDIANA Mar 06, 2011 MOREHEAD STATE Mar 08, 2011 NEW ORLEANS Mar 09, 2011 NEW ORLEANS Mar 11, 2011 MANHATTAN Mar 12, 2011 MANHATTAN Mar 12, 2011 MANHATTAN Mar 13, 2011 MANHATTAN Mar 14, 2011 MANHATTAN Mar 15, 2011 ALABAMA A&M Mar 16, 2011 at Austin Peay * Mar 18, 2011 at Kentucky * Mar 19, 2011 at Kentucky * Mar 20, 2011 at Kentucky Mar 23, 2011 at Lipscomb * Mar 25, 2011 OLE MISS * Mar 26, 2011 OLE MISS * Mar 27, 2011 OLE MISS Mar 30, 2011 UNC ASHEVILLE * Apr 01, 2011 at Florida (CSS) * Apr 02, 2011 at Florida (CSS) * Apr 03, 2011 at Florida Apr 05, 2011 PRESBYTERIAN * Apr 07, 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA (ESPNU) * Apr 08, 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA * Apr 09, 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA Apr 12, 2011 APPALACHIAN STATE * Apr 14, 2011 at Alabama (ESPNU) * Apr 15, 2011 at Alabama * Apr 16, 2011 at Alabama Apr 20, 2011 WESTERN CAROLINA * Apr 22, 2011 GEORGIA * Apr 23, 2011 GEORGIA * Apr 24, 2011 GEORGIA Apr 26, 2011 MTSU Apr 27, 2011 at Tennessee Tech * Apr 29, 2011 at Vanderbilt * Apr 30, 2011 at Vanderbilt (CSS) * May 01, 2011 at Vanderbilt * May 06, 2011 MISSISSIPPI STATE * May 07, 2011 MISSISSIPPI STATE * May 08, 2011 MISSISSIPPI STATE May 11, 2011 at MTSU * May 13, 2011 at LSU * May 14, 2011 at LSU (CSS) * May 15, 2011 at LSU May 17, 2011 BELMONT * May 19, 2011 AUBURN * May 20, 2011 AUBURN * May 21, 2011 AUBURN

Score R-H-E (UT) R-H-E

Innings Overall SEC

Pitcher of Record Attend. Time

4-0 7-6 6-9 4-0 6-2 9-4

9 9 9 9 9 9

GRUVER (W 1-0) DEAN (W 1-0) PEPER (L 0-1) GRUVER (W 2-0) REED (W 1-0) WATSON (W 1-0)

4-8-0 7-11-1 L 6-10-0 4-9-0 6-10-1 9-9-1

0-10-2 6-10-0 9-11-1 0-3-1 2-6-0 4-8-2

1-0-0 2-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 5-1-0

0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

2345 2234 1532 961 1380 952

2:26 2:43 3:05 1:52 2:01 2:23

*-Conference game ( )-Extra-inning game TV-SUN = Sun Sports; CSS = Comcast Sports Southeast; FSN = FOX Sports Net South; SS = Sportsouth

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2011 TENNESSEE BASEBALL OVERALL STATISTICS Record: 5-1 Home: 5-1 Away: 0-0 SEC: 0-0 Player AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 13 Matt Duffy .474 6 6 19 4 9 4 0 0 8 13 .684 3 2 1 1 .538 2 0 3 3 7 13 0 1.000 8 Khayyan Norfork .450 6 6 20 6 9 1 1 1 7 15 .750 5 1 2 0 .577 0 1 5 7 10 20 1 .968 2 Zach Osborne .438 6 6 16 4 7 2 0 0 3 9 .563 5 0 1 0 .571 0 1 1 1 13 19 0 1.000 28 Matt Ramsey .318 6 6 22 3 7 1 0 0 1 8 .364 3 1 1 1 .423 0 0 1 1 52 4 0 1.000 10 Tyler Horne .304 6 6 23 2 7 3 0 0 5 10 .435 0 1 3 1 .320 1 0 0 0 15 0 0 1.000 1 Andrew Toles .273 6 6 22 7 6 4 0 0 1 10 .455 1 3 3 1 .385 0 0 4 4 9 0 0 1.000 33 Josh Liles .211 6 6 19 3 4 0 0 0 5 4 .211 4 2 2 1 .385 1 1 3 5 37 3 0 1.000 12 Charley Thurber .188 5 4 16 1 3 1 0 1 2 7 .438 1 0 4 0 .235 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 1.000 -------------43 Davis Morgan .333 3 2 6 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 .500 2 0 0 0 .500 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 9 Chris Pierce .200 5 2 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 1 1 1 0 .429 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1.000 7 Chris Fritts .143 4 4 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 .143 0 0 4 1 .143 0 1 1 1 6 1 0 1.000 21 Ethan Bennett .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Totals .311 6 6 183 36 57 17 1 2 34 82 .448 25 11 23 6 .417 4 5 18 22 162 67 3 .987 Opponents .247 6 6 194 21 48 8 0 1 18 59 .304 26 7 51 6 .357 0 2 3 8 147 81 6 .974 LOB - Team (45), Opp (46). DPs turned - Team (6), Opp (8). Picked off - TOLES 1, LILES 1. Player ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 30 Steven Gruver 0.00 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 13.0 10 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 45 .222 1 1 0 0 0 25 Carter Watson 0.00 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7.1 3 1 0 5 2 0 0 0 22 .136 0 2 0 0 1 32 Levi Dean 0.00 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 6.1 6 0 0 2 7 2 0 0 23 .261 0 1 0 0 0 15 Zack Godley 0.00 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 5.2 4 0 0 3 8 1 0 0 19 .211 1 0 0 0 0 20 Drew Steckenrider 1.93 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4.2 5 1 1 1 7 1 0 0 18 .278 0 0 0 0 0 29 Nick Williams 4.50 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 9 .333 0 0 0 0 0 37 Jon Reed 5.00 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 5 5 5 2 1 0 0 34 .235 2 1 0 0 1 41 Nick Blount 6.75 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 3 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 9 .333 1 0 0 0 0 14 Jerod Peper 23.14 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.1 5 7 6 4 0 2 0 0 11 .455 0 1 0 0 0 17 Rob Catapano 27.00 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 4 .250 0 1 0 0 0 Totals 3.00 5 1 6 6 0 2 2 4 54.0 48 21 18 26 51 8 0 1 194 .247 5 7 0 0 2 Opponents 6.61 1 5 6 6 0 0 0 1 49.0 57 36 36 25 23 17 1 2 183 .311 4 11 1 4 5 PB - Team (2), RAMSEY 2. Pickoffs - Team (3), GRUVER 2, RAMSEY 1, Opp (2). SBA/ATT - RAMSEY (3-7), WATSON (3-3), GRUVER(0-2), BLOUNT (0-1), STECKENRIDER (0-1), DEAN (0-1). Player C PO A E FLD% DPs SBA CSB SBA% PB CI 28 Matt Ramsey 56 52 4 0 1.000 0 3 4 .429 2 0 33 Josh Liles 40 37 3 0 1.000 6 0 0 .000 0 0 2 Zach Osborne 32 13 19 0 1.000 5 0 0 .000 0 0 13 Matt Duffy 20 7 13 0 1.000 1 0 0 .000 0 0 10 Tyler Horne 15 15 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 Andrew Toles 9 9 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 12 Charley Thurber 8 7 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 7 Chris Fritts 7 6 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 9 Chris Pierce 5 5 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 30 Steven Gruver 3 0 3 0 1.000 0 0 2 .000 0 0 37 Jon Reed 2 0 2 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 29 Nick Williams 1 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 14 Jerod Peper 1 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 8 Khayyan Norfork 31 10 20 1 .968 4 0 0 .000 0 0 32 Levi Dean 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 .000 0 0 25 Carter Watson 1 0 0 1 .000 0 3 0 1.000 0 0 21 Ethan Bennett 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 17 Rob Catapano 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 15 Zack Godley 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 41 Nick Blount 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 .000 0 0 20 Drew Steckenrider 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 .000 0 0 43 Davis Morgan 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Totals 232 162 67 3 .987 6 3 5 .375 2 0 Opponents 234 147 81 6 .974 8 18 4 .818 0 0

2011 TENNESSEE TEAM SERIES-BY-SERIES STATISTICS TENNESSEE SERIES HITTING STATISTICS AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% Milwaukee .315 3 3 92 17 29 8 1 1 16 42 .457 11 8 15 4 .425 2 3 4 5 81 36 1 .992 Canisius .308 3 3 91 19 28 9 0 1 18 40 .440 14 3 8 2 .409 2 2 14 17 81 31 2 .982 TENNESSEE SERIES PITCHING STATISTICS ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA Milwaukee 5.00 2 1 3 3 0 1 1 1 27.0 31 15 15 18 31 5 0 1 105 .295 4 3 0 0 0 Canisius 1.00 3 0 3 3 0 1 1 3 27.0 17 6 3 8 20 3 0 0 89 .191 1 4 0 0 2

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PROBABLE FRIDAY STARTER

DREW #20 STECKENRIDER (0-0, 1.93, 1 SV)

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER Sophomore 6-5 • 215 Lawrenceville, Ga. Greater Atlanta Christian Academy 2011 - SOPHOMORE Friday would mark his first start of 2011 and fourth start of his career...Has made two appearances out of the Tennessee bullpen this season...Allowed one run on three hits in 1.2 innings, striking out three in 2011 debut against Milwaukee on Feb. 20...Followed that up with three innings of shutout ball, yielding just two hits and striking out a career-high four batters to pick up his first collegiate save against Canisius on Feb. 26...He is currently averaging 13.50 strikeouts per nine innings this season and has a 7:1 strikeout to walk ratio. 2011 - FRESHMAN Developed into a valuable asset on the mound for the Vols over the course of his freshman season...Pitched in 10 games with seven appearances out of the bullpen and three starting nods...Finished the year with an 0-1 record and 5.79 ERA...Struck out 16 and allowed just 10 hits in 14 innings of work... Held opponents to a .208 batting average...Lefties hit just .125 (2-for-16) off of him...Averaged 10.29 strikeouts per nine innings...Made his collegiate debut on the mound against Marshall on March 14, allowing just one run on a solo home run in two innings of work...Struck out three, walked one and gave up two hits...Made another relief appearance against Morehead State three days later, striking out two in one scoreless inning...Suffered the first loss of his career the following day on the mound, allowing four runs on one hit in one inning...Bounced back with a perfect frame against USC Upstate on March 23, striking out two...Allowed one run in an inning of work versus LSU three days later...Struck out two but yielded a run on two hits against Georgia on May 8... Earned his first start on the mound against MTSU on May 12...Went two innings, allowing two runs (one earned), on one hit and two walks....Pitched a scoreless inning of relief at Auburn on May 15, retiring all three batters that he faced... Made his second start of the year against UNC Asheville on May 18, twirling two scoreless frames with two strikeouts...Fiirst SEC start came in the season finale against Alabama...Yielded just one run on one hit while striking out three in two innings on May 22.

2011 HIGHS Innings (Starter)............................................................................................................... N/A Innings (Reliever).......................................................................... 3.0 vs. Canisius (2/26) Runs Allowed................................................................................ 1 vs. Milwaukee (2/20) ER Allowed..................................................................................... 1 vs. Milwaukee (2/20) Strikeouts.............................................................................................4 vs. Canisius (2/26) Walks................................................................................................. 1 vs. Milwaukee (2/20) Hits Allowed.................................................................................. 3 vs. Milwaukee (2/20) Wild Pitches........................................................................................................................ N/A HBP......................................................................................................................................... N/A

CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter)................................................... 2.0 (3x), last vs. Alabama (5/22/10) Innings (Reliever)...................................................3.0 vs. Canisius (2/26/11) Runs Allowed....................................................................4 at South Carolina (3/20/10) ER Allowed.........................................................................4 at South Carolina (3/20/10) Strikeouts...................................................................4 vs. Canisius (2/26/11) Walks................................................................... 2 (3x), last vs. UNC Asheville (5/18/10) Hits Allowed.......................................................... 3 vs. Milwaukee (2/20/11) Wild Pitches....................................................................................... 1 vs. MTSU (5/12/10) HBP...........................................................................................1 (2x), last vs. LSU (3/26/10)

RUN SUPPORT (Starts Only) RUNS ALLOWED BY INNING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total - - - - - - - - - RUN SUPPORT 0R 1R 2R 3R 4R 5R 6R 7R 8R 9R 10+R - - - - - - - - - - -

Total AVG/9 - ---

ERA and 46 strikeouts in 36 innings of work from the mound...Also participated in the East Coast Professional Showcase in Lakeland, Fla., that was sponsored by Major League Baseball and Perfect Game National Showcase...Chose Tennessee from a group of schools that consisted of Ole Miss, Auburn and Hawai'i. PERSONAL Full name is Andrew Paul Steckenrider...Born January 10, 1991, in Atlanta, Ga.... Son of Paul and Cindy Steckenrider...Has one sibling, Reid...Recipient of the John and Darlene Smolik Athletic Scholarship...Interested in majoring in journalism and electronic media.

HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Greater Atlanta Christian School in Atlanta, Ga., where he was coached by Cliff Shelton...Played baseball and basketball in high school, averaging 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a freshman on the hardwood...Was tabbed as an AFLAC, Rawlings and Under Armour All-American during his scholastic baseball career, even playing in the 2008 AFLAC All-American Game... PGCrosschecker.com tabbed Steckenrider as its No. 19 overall prospect in the country, while he was the No. 4 prospect in the state of Georgia...Was rated by Baseball America as one of its Top 100 overall prospects in the class of 2009... The outfielder/pitcher hit .488 during his senior campaign while recording a school record .627 on-base percentage...As a junior he registered a .387 batting average with 25 RBIs, 15 thefts and seven homers while going 7-1 with a 1.17

2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date OPPONENT GS IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR WP BK HBP IBB Score W L SV ERA NP/S Feb 20, 2011 MILWAUKEE 1.2 3 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6-9 0 0 0 5.40 53/29 Feb 26, 2011 CANISIUS 3.0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6-2 0 0 1 1.93 44/30 Totals 0 4.2 5 1 1 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12-11 0 0 1 1.93

CAREER STATISTICS Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2010 5.79 0 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 14.0 10 10 9 10 16 3 1 1 63 .208 1 2 0 1 0 2011 1.93 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4.2 5 1 1 1 7 1 0 0 19 .278 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 4.82 0 1 12 3 0 0 0 1 18.2 15 11 10 11 23 4 1 1 82 .227 1 2 0 1 0 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes

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PROBABLE SATURDAY STARTER

STEVEN #30 GRUVER (2-0, 0.00)

LEFT-HANDED PITCHER Junior 6-1 • 205 Canfield, Ohio Austin Fitch HS 2011 - JUNIOR Was UT's Opening Day starter...Earned a win over Milwaukee with six shutout innings...Helped the Vols record their first shutout since 2007...Struck out eight Panthers...Was even more masterful his second time out, leading the Vols to another 4-0 shutout, this time over Canisius...Struck out a career-high 10 and did not walk a batter in seven innings of two-hit ball. 2010 - SOPHOMORE UT’s Sunday starter for most of the season...Finished with a 4-4 record and 6.21 ERA in 58.0 innings, spanning 12 starts...Ranked third on the team with 45 strikeouts, while walking just 16...Did not factor into the decision in his first start after allowing five runs on nine hits in four innings of work against Xavier on Feb. 20...Was absolutely dominant in his second start, earning his first career win with seven shutout innings against No. 10 Oregon State in a 9-2 victory...Struck out a career-high nine batters, while allowing just three hits and one walk....Was named the CollegeBaseball360.com Primetime Pitcher of the Week on March 2 for his effort against the Beavers...Followed that up with another 7.0 inning performance, this time against Kennesaw State on March 6...Allowed only six hits and one run, while strking out six and walking one...Missed two starts with minor elbow tendonitis before returning with 4.2 innings against LSU on March 27...Became the first UT pitcher since 2002 to start and win two games in a week when he threw six innings of one-run ball to lead the Vols to a series-clinching, 3-1 victory over Kentucky....Made it three wins in a row with five strong innings, allowing two runs and striking out five while scattering seven hits, in UT’s 25-5, series-clinching rout over Georgia...Lasted just 2.1 innings at Auburn on May 15, allowing nine runs, eight earned, on eight hits....Earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll for his work in the classroom...Played on the Falmouth Commodores in the prestigious Cape Cod League over the summer...Was 1-0 with 31 strikeouts and a 5.13 ERA in 26.1 innings. 2009 - FRESHMAN The true freshman finished the season with a 0-1 record and a 5.93 ERA... Fashioned a 5.79 ERA in SEC play...Made 18 appearances with four starts...Made three of his starts against non-conference opponents with one SEC start at the end of the season...Made his collegiate debut Feb. 21 against Oregon State, worked 0.2 innings...Took his first lost when he allowed two runs on one hit with four strikeouts against Austin Peay, Feb. 24...Pitched one inning against Coastal Carolina Feb. 27 at the Baseball at the Beach Tournament...Earned a no decision in his first collegiate start on March 7 against Ohio, allowing two unearned runs on three hits with a season-high five strikeouts...Struggled in his second start March 11 vs. Louisville, allowing six runs on five hits through 2.2 innings... Worked only one inning in his third straight start against Tennessee Tech March 18...Pitched a scoreless inning at Florida March 21...Had a rough outing against Georgia in his home conference debut, giving up three runs on three hits in 1.1 innings...DWorked a season-high four innings in relief on April 24 vs. Arkansas...

2011 HIGHS Innings (Starter)............................................................................ 7.0 vs. Canisius (2/26) Innings (Reliever)............................................................................................................. N/A Runs Allowed..................................................................................................................... N/A ER Allowed.......................................................................................................................... N/A Strikeouts.......................................................................................... 10 vs. Canisius (2/26) Walks................................................................................................. 2 vs. Milwaukee (2/18) Hits Allowed.................................................................................. 8 vs. Milwaukee (2/18) Wild Pitches................................................................................... 1 vs. Milwaukee (2/18) HBP..........................................................................................................1 vs. Canisius (2/26)

CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter)...................................... 7.0 (3x), last vs. Canisius (2/26/11) Innings (Reliever)...................................................................4.0 vs. Arkansas (4/24/09) Runs Allowed.................................................................................. 9 at Auburn (5/15/10) ER Allowed....................................................................................... 8 at Auburn (5/15/10) Strikeouts.................................................................10 vs. Canisius (2/26/11) Walks.............................................................................. 3 (2x), last vs. Belmont (4/27/10) Hits Allowed................................................................... 9 (2x), last at Ole Miss (4/4/10) Wild Pitches................................................................................... 2 vs. Georgia (3/27/09) HBP.....................................................................................2 (3x), last vs. Florida (4/11/10)

RUN SUPPORT RUNS ALLOWED BY INNING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 RUN SUPPORT 0R 1R 2R 3R 4R 5R 6R 7R 8R 9R 10+R - - - - 2 - - - - - -

Total AVG/9 8 4.00

Made his first SEC start on May 3 at Kentucky, working 1.2 innings, giving up six unearned runs on five hits with two walks and three strikeouts...Spent his summer playing for the La Crosse Loggers in the Northwoods League...Was the team’s ace, amassing a 7-1 record with a 2.23 ERA in a team-high 76.2 innings pitched...Struck out 49 while leading his squad to the league’s championship series. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in Austintown, Ohio, where he was coached by Wally Ford and was a four-year varsity starter...Compiled a 15-5 high school record and is the school record-holder for career strikeouts...Was a team captain and first-team All-Federal League honoree as a senior in 2008... Also won his team’s prestigious Ed Mouch Pitching Award in each of his last three high school seasons...AFHS reached the regional playoffs when he was a junior in 2007, and he pitched a complete-game, three-hitter (12 Ks) while leading his team to a win in the sectional championship game in 2008...Was a 2008 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-America selection and was rated by both Perfect Game and Baseball America as one of the top prospects in the state of Ohio...Attended the 2007 Perfect Game National Showcase, where he earned a 9.5 rating...Played summer ball for the Midland Braves (2006), Midland Redskins (2007) and the Astro Falcons (2008)...Played two years of basketball, averaging 16 points as a freshman and eight points as a sophomore...Was his high school’s valedictorian, boasting a perfect 4.0 GPA...Was vice president of his class for four years, was named to the 2008 All-Federal League Academic Team and was active in the National Honor Society and the Latin Club...Also a member of the Federal League Sportsmanship Committee. PERSONAL Full name is Steven Mark Gruver...Born June 30, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pa....Son of Sue and Mark Gruver...Recipient of the Captain & Mrs. Dan C. Clements Athletic Scholarship Endowment...Academic major: Kinesiology.

2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date OPPONENT GS IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR WP BK HBP IBB Score W L SV ERA NP/S Feb 18, 2011 MILWAUKEE * 6.0 8 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4-0 1 0 0 0.00 96/57 Feb 25, 2011 CANISIUS * 7.0 2 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4-0 2 0 0 0.00 110/65 Totals 2 13.0 10 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8-0 2 0 0 0.00

CAREER STATISTICS Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2009 5.93 0 1 18 4 0 0 0 0 30.1 40 33 20 12 36 8 1 2 151 .313 8 5 1 3 3 2010 6.62 4 4 11 11 0 0 0 0 53.0 71 41 39 15 40 19 1 6 247 .318 3 8 1 0 1 2011 0.00 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 13.0 10 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 48 .222 1 1 0 0 0 TOTAL 5.33 6 5 32 18 0 0 2 0 101.1 125 75 60 30 99 30 2 8 465 .302 12 14 2 3 4 Page 10

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PROBABLE SUNDAY STARTER

JON #37 REED (1-0, 5.00)

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER Redshirt Freshman 6-2 • 200 Tulsa, Oklahoma Tulsa Memorial HS 2011 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN UT's primary Saturday starter..Made his collegiate debut with a three-inning start against Milwaukee on Feb. 19...Allowed three runs on four hits and a pair of walks...Earned his first career victory a week later with six strong innings against Canisius...Yielded just two runs on four hits while striking out two.

2011/CAREER HIGHS Innings (Starter)............................................................................ 6.0 vs. Canisius (2/26) Innings (Reliever)............................................................................................................. N/A Runs Allowed................................................................................ 3 vs. Milwaukee (2/19) ER Allowed..................................................................................... 3 vs. Milwaukee (2/19) Strikeouts.............................................................................................2 vs. Canisius (2/26) Walks.......................................................................................................3 vs. Canisius (2/26) Hits Allowed......................................................................4 (2x), last vs. Canisius (2/26) Wild Pitches.......................................................................1 (2x), last vs. Canisius (2/26) HBP.................................................................................................... 1 vs. Milwaukee (2/19)

RUN SUPPORT RUNS ALLOWED BY INNING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total 0 0 3 1 0 1 - - - 5 RUN SUPPORT 0R 1R 2R 3R 4R 5R 6R 7R 8R 9R 10+R - - - - - - 1 1 - - -

Total AVG/9 13 6.50

2010 - FRESHMAN Redshirted due to injury. HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Tulsa Memorial High School in Tulsa, Okla., where he was coached by Sandy Ferrall...Was ranked as the No. 1 right-handed pitching prospect in Oklahoma, and the No. 2 overall player in the state in the Class of 2009 by PGCrosschecker.com...Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 21st round (639th overall pick) of the 2009 MLB Draft...His fastball has been clocked in the low 90s...Finished high school career with an earned run average of 1.80, and was also a star at the plate, batting above .400. PERSONAL Full name is Jonathan Rodrick Reed...Born Sept. 12, 1990, in Tulsa, Okla....Son of Paul and Constanza Reed...Has two siblings, Kristin and David...Recipient of the Harrison Construction Athletic Endowment, the J. Milton Stockman Scholarship Endowment and the Jeff Neely Scholarship Fund...Plans to major in mathematics.

2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date OPPONENT GS IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR WP BK HBP IBB Score W L SV ERA NP/S Feb 19, 2011 MILWAUKEE * 3.0 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7-6 0 0 0 9.00 63/34 Feb 26, 2011 CANISIUS * 6.0 4 2 2 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6-2 1 0 0 5.00 73/44 Totals 2 9.0 8 5 5 5 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 13-8 1 0 0 5.00

CAREER STATISTICS Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2010 --- REDSHIRTED --2011 5.00 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 5 5 5 2 1 0 0 41 .235 2 1 0 0 1 TOTAL 5.00 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 5 5 5 2 1 0 0 41 .235 2 1 0 0 1 2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes

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2011 TENNESSEE BULLPEN REPORT 2011 W-L-S ERA IP H R ER BB K B/Avg Starters 3-1-0 4.07 24.1 23 12 11 11 20 .256 Relievers 2-0-4 2.12 29.2 25 9 7 15 31 .240 Pitcher Nick Blount Rob Catapano Levi Dean Zack Godley Drew Steckenrider Carter Watson Nick Williams

Last Relief App. 2/27 vs. Canisius 2/20 vs. Milwaukee 2/27 vs. Canisius 2/27 vs. Canisius 2/26 vs. Canisius 2/27 vs. Canisius 2/19 vs. Milwaukee

IP H R ER BB K Pitches 1.1 3 1 0 0 0 11/7 1.0 1 3 3 1 2 20/14 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 21/14 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 13/8 3.0 2 0 0 0 4 44/30 4.2 2 1 0 4 1 73/39 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 19/13

40 JOSH ALLMAN LHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 0 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Junior from Bryson City, N.C., has not yet pitched in 2011 • Was 0-0 with a 10.12 ERA in four appearances (2.2 IP) last season ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------41 NICK BLOUNT RHP 0-0, 6.75 ERA, 0 SV, 2 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made first appearance of 2011 in 7th inning vs. Milwaukee (2/19) • Sat Panthers down 1-2-3 in 7th before walking three in the 8th • Allowed an unearned run on three hits in 1.1 frames vs. Canisius (2/27) • Was 2-2 with an 8.42 ERA in 21 appearances as a freshman in 2010 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------17 ROB CATAPANO LHP 0-0, 27.00 ERA, 0 SV, 1 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made first appearance of 2011 in 5th inning vs. Milwaukee (2/20) • Gave up a three-run home run, but struck out two • Posted a 3-0 record with a 7.11 ERA in 14 appearances at UT in 2010 • Was 5-1 in 46 appearances over two years at North Carolina • Made two College World Series appearances with the Tar Heels ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------19 HUNTER DANIEL LHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 0 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Sophomore from Bearden HS in Knoxville has not yet pitched in 2011 • Did not allow a hit or an earned run in 5.1 innings last season ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------32 LEVI DEAN RHP 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 SV, 3 G Last Win: vs. Milwaukee (2/19) Save: vs. Canisius (2/25) Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made first appearance of 2011 in 4th inning vs. Milwaukee (2/20) • Earned his first win at UT with 3.0 innings of scoreless relief • Picked up his first save with 2.0 shutout innings of relief in 4-0 win on 2/25 • Transfer from Lower Columbia (Wash.) College ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15 ZACK GODLEY RHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 SV, 3 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: vs. Canisius (2/27) Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Power arm out of the bullpen with 12.71 K/9 ratio through three app. • Made UT debut with two scoreless innings of relief (2 H, 1 BB, 3 K) on 2/18 • Came back two days later to strike out 5 more in another 2.0 inning stint • Struck out the side in the top of the 9th vs. Milwaukee on 2/20 • Earned first save with 1.2 innings of one-hit ball in 9-4 win vs. Canisius (2/27) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------28 MATT RAMSEY RHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 0 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Has not made an appearance in 2011, but is available this weekend • Is UT's closer in addition to handling starting catching duties • Has six career saves (4 in 2009, 2 in 2010) and a career ERA of 4.88 • Was 4-2 with a 4.29 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 21 appearances (35.2 IP) in 2010 • Strong-armed junior from Farragut HS in Knoxville ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------31 DALTON SABERHAGEN LHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 0 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Freshman from Calabasas, Calif. • Son of two-time Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen • Older brother Drew is a manager for Tennessee Page 12

When Starter Allows 0-3 Runs: 5-0 When Starter Allows 4+ Runs: 0-1 When Starter Pitches < 6 Innings: 2-1 When Starter Pitches 6+ Innings: 3-0 When Bullpen Allows Runs: 2-1 When Bullpen Allows No Runs: 3-0 When Bullpen Pitches 3+ Innings: 4-1 When No Relievers are Used: 0-0

20 DREW STECKENRIDER RHP 0-0, 1.93 ERA, 1 SV, 2 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: vs. Canisius (2/26) Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made first appearance of 2011 in 3rd inning vs. Milwaukee (2/20) • Allowed one run on three hits and struck out three in 1.2 innings • Struck out 4 in 3.0 shutou innings vs. Canisius to earn first save in 6-2 win (2/26) • Provides UT a power arm out of the pen and can also start ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------24 T.J. THORNTON LHP 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 0 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Junior from Lake Worth, Fla., has not yet pitched in 2011 • Transfer from Indian River Community College ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------25 CARTER WATSON RHP 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SV, 3 G Last Win: vs. Canisius (2/27) Save: none in 2011 Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made collegiate debut with 0.2 scoreless IP vs. Milwaukee (2/19) • Tossed 2.0 more innings the next day, allowing one hit with 1 K and 1 BB • Earned first win with 4.2 IP (2 H, 1 R, 0 ER) of relief after rain delay (2/27) • Entered that game vs. Canisius with two on, no out in top 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------29 NICK WILLIAMS RHP 0-0, 4.50 ERA, 1 SV, 2 G Last Win: none in 2011 Save: vs. Milwaukee (2/19) Loss: none in 2011 Blown SV: none in 2011 • Made collegiate debut in 9th inning vs. Milwaukee (2/18) • Closed out UT's first shutout since 2007 on Opening Day (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) • Tallied his first career save the next day (1.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K) • Was 19-0 with 137 strikeouts, 0.85 ERA and three state titles during HS career • Freshman from Farragut HS in Knoxville

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2011 TENNESSEE BASEBALL SPOTTING CHART

Josh Allman 40, LHP, Jr.

Ethan Bennett 21, C, Fr.

Blake Berger 16, C, Fr.

Nick Blount 41, RHP, So.

Rob Catapano 17, LHP, Sr.

Hunter Daniel 19, LHP, So.

Levi Dean 32, RHP, Jr.

Matt Duffy 13, 3B, Sr.

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Chris Fritts 7, OF, So.

Zack Godley 15, RHP, So.

Steven Gruver 30, LHP, Jr.

Andy Hillis 36, RHP, Fr.-RS

Tyler Horne 10, 1B/3B, Sr.

Josh Liles 33, INF/OF, Sr.

Hunter Mitchem 23, C, Fr.

Davis Morgan 43, 1B, Jr.

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Khayyan Norfork 8, 2B, Sr.

Zach Osborne 2, SS, Jr.

Jerod Peper 14, RHP, Jr.

Chris Pierce 9, OF/INF, Jr.

Matt Ramsey 28, RHP/C, Jr.

Jon Reed 37, RHP, Fr.-RS

Dalton Saberhagen 31, LHP, Fr.

Drew Steckenrider 20, RHP/OF, So.

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T.J. Thornton 24, LHP, Jr.

Charley Thurber 12, OF, Jr.

Andrew Toles 1, OF, Fr.

Wes Walker 44, C, Jr.

Carter Watson 25, RHP, Fr.

Nick Williams 29, RHP, Fr.

Andy Yates 22, C, So.

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Todd Raleigh 35, Head Coach

Ash Lawson Assistant Coach 11, Third Base

Jason Beverlin Assistant Coach 34, Pitching Coach

Barrett Shaft Volunteer Asst. Coach 6, First Base

Matt McCoy Manager

2011 Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Game Notes

Tyler McCoy Manager

Matt Nicholson Manager

Nate Headley Director of Baseball Operations

Drew Saberhagen Manager

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